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St. Joseph Calasanctius


St. Joseph Calasanctius, a Spaniard of noble family, famous for his charity towards children, founded the Piarists or the Order Of Clerks Regular of the Poor Schools of the Mother of Godfor the education of the Youth. He died at the age of 92 in 1648.

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Thu, 08/27/2015